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PTI303: WordProcess Software App (2011-2012)

CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Word Processing Software Applications
CALENDAR YEAR: 2011-2012
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
CODE: PTI303
TYPE: GC
CREDITS: 0.50
COURSE LENGTH: 18 weeks

About the Program:
Word Processing Software Applications prepares students for careers in business. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals using word processing software as well as pre-employment and employment skills.

Major Concepts/Content: Word Processing Software Applications provides students with the opportunity to develop professional level skills in word processing software. Skills taught include creating, customizing, managing and organizing documents by using formatting and visual content that is appropriate for the information presented. This may include reviewing, sharing, and securing content.

Major Instructional Activities: Instruction will be provided in a lab utilizing individualized instruction and electronic learning services. Students successfully completing this course will be eligible to take at least one of the user or specialist exams for word processing software certification.

Major Evaluative Techniques: Assessment will be accomplished by checking student work in progress to ensure that each student adheres to the timelines throughout the course and that the assignments are successfully completed. In addition, objective and problem-solving tests, projects and other means deemed appropriate by the facilitator will be used.

Competencies:
PTI303 Word Processing Software App Course Description
PTI303 Word Processing Software App Student Competency Record

Essential Software: The focus of this course will be the use of Microsoft Office Word to produce a variety of documents.

This course can be used to partially satisfy the requirements for an endorsement in the following pathways.

Cluster | Pathway | Required/Recommended/Related
Business, Management and Administration | Administration & Information Support | Required
Business, Management and Administration | Business Financial Management and Accounting | Recommended